16A. Clinical symptoms of insufficient blood supply in territory of carotid and vertebral artery

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Symptoms of insufficient blood supply of the carotid territory, also called “hemi syndrome”:

  • Hemianopia
  • Gaze palsy
  • Facial palsy
  • Hemiparesis
  • Pyramidal signs
  • Aphasia

Symptoms of insufficient blood supply of the anterior cerebral artery territory:

  • Lower extremity weakness

Symptoms of insufficient blood supply of the middle cerebral artery territory:

  • Upper extremity weakness
  • Facial palsy
  • Aphasia

For vertebral artery, see topic 26A


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